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September 5, 2018
The tiny boat was found wedged between logs where the Cannon River pours into the Mississippi River. Submitted photo.
Adrift on the Mississippi: Tiny boat found near Red Wing still hasn’t found its makers
September 5, 2018 - 1:17pm
September 1, 2018
Kayakers paddle the gentle streams that wind through the Mississippi backwaters near Wabasha, Minn., on June 12.  Steve Gardiner / Forum News Service
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
September 1, 2018 - 6:00am
August 27, 2018
Canoers row through the backwaters near the Hazen P. Mooer Park during the Canoe the Backwaters event Aug. 18. Courtesy of Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation Department
Row, row, row: Cottage Grove Parks Department hosts Mississippi canoe event
August 27, 2018 - 1:55pm
August 17, 2018
Preliminary townhome proposal frustrates neighbors
August 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
August 8, 2018
The Mississippi River, near Grey Cloud Island Township. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Mississippi fuel leak reaches Cottage Grove, Grey Cloud
August 8, 2018 - 4:27pm
July 30, 2018
Mississippi River in Cottage Grove. File photo
Updated: Victim named in Mississippi River drowning
July 30, 2018 - 2:20pm
July 24, 2018
Visitors spread out across Hazen P. Mooers for the Discover Grey Cloud Island event as a paddle boarder pushes off into the Mississippi River. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Photos: Discover Grey Cloud Island
July 24, 2018 - 3:07pm
July 13, 2018
Settler's Island, a natural space in the Mississippi River, has been eyed by the City Council for recreation opportunities. The Friends of the Mississippi River recently completed a management plan for the island. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
Mississippi River recreation ramps up thanks to task force
July 13, 2018 - 1:36pm
June 20, 2018
Visitors at the National Eagle Center stand on the observation deck overlooking the public dock and Mississippi River where the kids fishing program takes place every Wednesday throughout the summer.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
National Eagle Center celebrates Bald Eagle Days
June 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
May 10, 2018
Recreation enthusiasts fish in Cottage Grove during Fish Camp in 2016. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Mississippi, Lake Elmo flagged for PFCs in fish
May 10, 2018 - 6:21pm
March 6, 2018
Soaring in the sky
March 6, 2018 - 12:13pm
December 19, 2017
Newport branching out with parks
December 19, 2017 - 3:22pm
November 23, 2017
More than a dozen trees have been taken down by the beavers, and more have been started on. Photo courtesy of Andy Shoemaker
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
November 23, 2017 - 5:32pm
August 22, 2017
Officials from Washington County, the South Washington Watershed District and the Grey Cloud Island board of supervisors lifted shovels at the August 9 groundbreaking for the Grey Cloud Island channel restoration project. From left: Jack Lavold, Matt Moore, Brian Johnson, Nathan Arnold, Kevin ChapdeLaine, Elizabeth Bell, Karla Bigham, Richard Adams, Paul Schoenecker and Grant Wyffels. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Adieu to the slough: Officials break ground for Grey Cloud channel restoration
August 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 26, 2017
Michael Wolesky heads toward the river during the Adopt a River Mile cleanup. Photo by Cole Williams
River sweepers: Newport group cleans river mile
May 26, 2017 - 8:30am
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